Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Virtual Server
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 131
Rank change year-on-year - +131 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.084% - 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £250 - £245
South East median daily rate £400 £225 £245
% change year-on-year +77.78% -8.16% -34.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.57 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 334 227 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.10% 13.05% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 115 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £131 £204 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.58 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.88 £16.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £250 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) MOM
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) VMware